quotation mark

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Synonyms for quotation mark

a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else

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Capitalize the first word of a statement or a question that forms part of a sentence, whether or not it is set off by quotation marks.
According to him, the quotation marks in (22) refer to the expression set-off in (23); and they do so by pointing to a token of this shape --namely, the three-lettered token right after the open-quote.
Nor are the errant quotation marks surrounding, say, a nickname: Tony "The Fink" Ratzo.
The inclusion of less-frequently examined works from S[angle quotation mark, right]seki's early period provides the dual benefit of introduction and exposure, as well as broad support for Yiu's thesis, the analysis of which she successfully sustains for the duration of Chaos and Order.
Quotation marks only denote that the phrase contained between the quotation marks is, you know, a quote.
3 (2008) (internal quotation marks omitted)) which international agreements regularly feature; and treaty language indicating 'that the intent of the treaty drafters' was that such benefits 'could be vindicated' through private enforcement (Suarez, 791 F.
Among the topics are academic reading and learning, classification, summarizing, agreement in sentences, adjective and adverb, and quotation marks and italic.
The quotation marks around untimely are not meant speciously.
I quoted word for word, in quotation marks, exactly what he did say which was that White Dee is 'the classic Brummie stereotype, which of course, does nothing to improve on our reputation as a city without culture.
The controversy was over the use of the word "terrorist" within quotation marks by some news outlets.
He gives the ampersand, asterisk, dagger, hyphen, dash, and quotation marks their due, along with the aforesaid marks, but also provides a delightful essay on irony and sarcasm, including ironics and digital sarcasm.
However, whenever I want to talk about a word, that word is put within quotation marks.
To wit: (1) yes, commas and periods that come at the end of quoted material are properly placed within the quotation marks, even though it may at times seem illogical to put them there; (2) yes, commas are properly placed between coordinate adjectives; (3) yes, dashes are properly indicated by double hyphens in typewritten copy (how else, when before the coming of type balls and printwheels, typewriters had no dash keys?
The plain implication of that second pair of quotation marks is that I said or wrote the thing quoted therein.